Mares Equator - Honest Review & Test 2024

By Julius
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Of course, we also read other opinions online but in the end, nothing beats real world experience. So we took the time for a thorough Mares Equator test and review! Below you find everything you need to know, including features, specs and what we like, and don't like about it.

Review Summary

Social Diving Editor's Choice

Short but sweet, these are super convenient.

Our Rating

4.4 / 5.0

What We Like

  • Good price
  • Fit nicely
  • Durably
  • Easy to put on and off
  • Very flexible
  • Accurate sizing chart

Reasons to Avoid

  • No reinforced sole
  • A bit heavy

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First Impression

In a hurry and looking for the gist of things? Here is our review in short. Keep reading for the entire version.

Inexpensive and super convenient, the Mares Equator 2mm are good short booties for those, who don’t want to be limited by fabric around the ankles. They work equally well for snorkeling and scuba diving and double as beach boots. They look like short versions of our favorite Mares NG Classic and feel the same.

Unlike other models from Italian brands (including Mares themselves), these booties have a very accurate sizing chart! The soles are a bit thin so be careful if you plan on diving from rocky shores. They are also surprisingly heavy for their size, but that makes them even more durable.

The Mares Equator 2mm short booties are an excellent choice for diving and snorkeling in warmer waters or in shorties.

If you have any other questions or need advice, leave us a comment below and get the conversation started.

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Where to Buy

Mares Equator dive boots
MSRP: $39
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About the author

Hey! I'm Julius, professional scuba instructor, diver, outdoor lover, entrepreneur and CEO and founder of Social Diving. I write about scuba diving (including tech, cave, sidemount, and freediving), travel, and love what I do. If you have any questions, send me a message. :-)

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